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126 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, led by Samut Sakhon,

Tak province has emerged as a new Covid-19 hotspot, with 52 cases found from proactive testing, as 126 cases — 116 local and 10 imported — were added nationwide on Saturday. The new cases brought the national tally to 24,405 cases, with no new deaths. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST ONLINE REPORTERSRead More


37 New COVID-19 Cases in Tak Alone

BANGKOK, Feb 11 (TNA) – The daily new COVID-19 cases soared by as many as 37 in Tak province alone. Dr Apisamai Srirangson, assistant spokesperson for the Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration, said the new cases in Tak were among the 201 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Thailand on Feb 10. Full story: tna.mcot.net TNARead More


27 placed on high risk watch after COVID-19-infected man lies

A COVID-19-infected businessman from Myanmar has allegedly given a false statement to health investigators about his movements in Mae Sot district of Thailand’s western border province of Tak, exposing 27 people to the risk of infection. After having verified that the statement given by the Myanmar untrue, Dr. Natthakarn Chuenchom of Mae Sot Hospital said […]Read More


Tak’s border with Myanmar closed after 3 more COVID-19 cases

The Governor of Thailand’s Tak province, Pongrat Phiromrat,has ordered all 33 border checkpoints and natural crossings with Myanmar closed, for at least a week, after three relatives of an infected Myanmar couple, living in Mae Sot district, tested positive for COVID-19. The Governor said that Thai health officials quarantined the couple after they tested positive […]Read More


Manhunt in Tak for two Uighur escapees

TAK: A manhunt has been stepped for two Uighur escapees who slipped out of an immigration detention centre in Mae Sot district on Wednesday. Teams of border patrol police, immigration officers, local police and soldiers on Thursday searched corn fields behind the detention centre. Full story: Bangkok Post Assawin Pinitwong BANGKOK POSTRead More


Migrant Smuggling Ring Busted in Tak

TAK, Jan 15 (TNA) – Migrant- smuggling ring has been busted after hiding six Myanmar workers under a modified water tank on a pick-up truck. Security officers detected the suspicious pick-up truck loaded with a large water tank after the driver tried to avoid a checkpoint, 14 kilometers from the Thai-Myanmar border in Mae Sot, […]Read More


Second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge officially opens

The second Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge, across the Moei River in Mae Sot district of Thailand’s north-western province of Tak, was officially opened to traffic today (Wednesday). The new crossing is expected to help boost Thai exports to 100 billion baht a year, from 78 billion at present. The opening ceremony was jointly led by Thai […]Read More


Students, Teachers Stranded for Hours after Flash Floods in Tak

TAK, July 9 (TNA) – Over 20 students and teachers were stranded after a heavy rain triggered flash floods and mudslides in Tha Song Yang district of Tak province. Torrential downpours hit villages located in the mountainous terrain of the district for days. Subsequent flash floods swept through Mae Tawo village while waterways overflew Monday […]Read More